United Way of Chattanooga

CFC Stuffs the Bus on July 2
June 25th, 2016 7:49 PM

The Chattanooga Football Club will Stuff the Bus for area teachers and their students at their final game of the season on Saturday, July 2, at 7:30 p.m.  The game begins at 7:30 p.m., while the gates will open at 7. 

United Way of Greater Chattanooga will be there with Stuff the Bus barrels collecting school supplies at the ticket gates, as well as hosting the half time show, which will include games, prizes and t-shirt guns!

Chattanooga hosts the New Orleans Jesters for its final regular season home game on Saturday, July 02. Tickets are $7 per person online in advance, and $9 per person at the gate.  

The Chattanooga Football Club clinched a record 5th straight National Premier Soccer League Southeast Conference championship on June 25.  They're unstoppable!

So come help the CFC Stuff the Bus with the Jesters and school supplies for area students. Join United Way and the ChattaHooligans as we cheer the team onto victory. 

Call 752-0322 for more information about Stuff the Bus or other area programs. 


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Live United Day Aug. 14
June 24th, 2016 8:46 AM

Live United Day is a day-long celebration of all things United Way at the Chattanooga Market. Held the third Sunday every August, this is a great, kid-friendly event for the entire family.

A community-wide collection for Stuff the Bus will also be held at the Market on August 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Last year $50,000 in school supplies were collected at the market. This year's goal is $60,000. 

United Way partner programs will have booths set up throughout the Market with children's games, arts, crafts and healthy activities for children and their families to enjoy. 

Parents can also sign their toddlers up for free books and learning check-ups. Every child - under the age of five - who completes a learning check-up at the market that day will receive, by mail, a voucher for one free adult pass and one free child pass to the Creative Discovery Museum. 

A few of the featured activities at the Market on August 14 will include:

  • The Bookmark Fairy
  • Facepainting
  • Free Learning Check-ups
  • Games and more...

United Way will also have LIVE UNITED t-shirts on sale, and all proceeds go to benefit United Way and the impact work of its partner agencies. 

Of course, visitors can also enjoy Chattanooga Market's great vendors with food, produce and hand-made artesian goods.

Call United Way at 423-752-0300 for more information about Live United Day or Stuff the Bus.

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Read-A-Palooza June 18
June 6th, 2016 6:31 AM


It’s a carnival of reading fun at United Way’s Read-a-Palooza at Hamilton Place Mall, on Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This special event is focused on Education - specifically childhood literacy. Reading is the key to a successful life, but children should know that reading is fun too!   

United Way will be joined by WTCI, The Public Library, Project Ready for School, The Bookmark Fairy, to name only a few participating organizations.  There will be celebrity book readers on hand too. 

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., parents can complete a learning checkup for all their children who are less than 5-years-old. Families who complete the learning check-up will earn a voucher to redeem for one free child's ticket and one free adult ticket to the Creative Discovery Museum.  Vouchers will be delivered by mail after the checkup is completed and received by United Way.

The first 400 children to join us will receive a free book courtesy of Depend. 

It will be a day full of family fun. Some planned activities include:

  • Arts and crafts with the Bookmark Fairy;
  • Free learning checkups; 
  • Free Imagination Library Book Enrollment;
  • Face painting; 
  • Carnival games;
  • Bouncy House Inflatables; and 
  • Your favorite children's books read on the stage!

All these activities are free to the public and everyone is invited to attend. For more information about United Way or this event, call 423.752.0300 or visit us online at www.UnitedWayCHA.org.  

This event is sponsored by Depend. Depend and United Way are coming together to promote healthy, active, and independent living throughout an individual’s life, with a focus on volunteering.

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